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Drug Interactions between Lexxel and Linzess

This report displays the potential drug interactions for the following 2 drugs:

  • Lexxel (enalapril/felodipine)
  • Linzess (linaclotide)

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Interactions between your drugs

There were no interactions found in our database between Lexxel and Linzess - however, this does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult with your doctor or pharmacist.

Lexxel

A total of 558 drugs are known to interact with Lexxel.

Linzess

A total of 58 drugs are known to interact with Linzess.

Drug and food interactions

Moderate

enalapril food

Applies to: Lexxel (enalapril / felodipine)

It is recommended that if you are taking enalapril you should be advised to avoid moderately high or high potassium dietary intake. This can cause high levels of potassium in your blood. Do not use salt substitutes or potassium supplements while taking enalapril, unless your doctor has told you to.

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Moderate

felodipine food

Applies to: Lexxel (enalapril / felodipine)

You should avoid or limit the consumption of grapefruit and grapefruit juice if you are receiving treatment with felodipine. Grapefruit juice can significantly increase the blood levels and effects of medications like felodipine. You may be more likely to experience side effects such as headache, low blood pressure, irregular heartbeat, swelling, and fluid retention. Talk to your doctor or pharmacist if you have any questions or concerns. It is important to tell your doctor about all other medications you use, including vitamins and herbs. Do not stop using any medications without first talking to your doctor.

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Moderate

linaclotide food

Applies to: Linzess (linaclotide)

Taking linaclotide with food may increase gastrointestinal side effects such as diarrhea, abdominal pain, and gas. The absorption of any other oral medication you may take can be affected if you develop frequent or severe diarrhea. To reduce the risk of gastrointestinal intolerance, linaclotide should be taken on an empty stomach at least 30 minutes prior to the first meal of the day. It is important to tell your doctor about all other medications you use, including vitamins and herbs. Do not stop using any medications without first talking to your doctor.

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Therapeutic duplication warnings

No warnings were found for your selected drugs.

Therapeutic duplication warnings are only returned when drugs within the same group exceed the recommended therapeutic duplication maximum.

Drug Interaction Classification

These classifications are only a guideline. The relevance of a particular drug interaction to a specific individual is difficult to determine. Always consult your healthcare provider before starting or stopping any medication.
Major Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.
Moderate Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.
Minor Minimally clinically significant. Minimize risk; assess risk and consider an alternative drug, take steps to circumvent the interaction risk and/or institute a monitoring plan.
Unknown No interaction information available.

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

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